CIO Briefing

Trump's Federal Personnel Point Person to Step Down

Margaret Weichert will leave the White House after nearly three years of pushing an aggressive agenda.

Cybersecurity

CISA, FBI and DOD Issue Warning on North Korea-Linked Malware

New threat variants allow Hidden Cobra to remotely access and control systems—and banks should look sharp.

Emerging Tech

Marine Corps Looks to Virtual Reality as a Recruitment Tool

It’s the first time the Marine Corps Recruiting Command ever explored procuring VR flight simulators on an enterprise level.

Sponsor Content

Helping Federal Agencies with CDM Prioritization and the RFS Process

It’s important to understand that the CDM program is about a lot more than access to better cybersecurity tools. The program also delivers vital training and services, provided by approved contractors.

Ideas

How Citizen Scientists Can Help Protect Water Quality

One of the ways to help these groups gather data is to give them better tools and training.

IT Modernization

Judge Puts Pentagon's Giant JEDI Cloud Contract On Hold

The up-to-$10 billion cloud contract is enjoined until “further notice from the court” while Amazon pursues a lawsuit.

IT Modernization

Securing the Government Cloud

In this special report, Nextgov distills what you need to know about federal cloud security.

Ideas

America’s Hopelessly Anemic Response to One of the Largest Personal-Data Breaches Ever

The government has indicted four members of China’s People’s Liberation Army for hacking into the credit-reporting agency Equifax. The question is why.

Sponsor Content

5 Considerations for Successfully Integrating Connected Infrastructure

While advantageous, tapping emerging technologies isn’t as simple as just turning them on and putting them to work.

Emerging Tech

Labor Department Joins GSA’s AI Center of Excellence to Automate Procurement Tools

Labor becomes the sixth agency to join the Centers of Excellence program and the first of 2020.

Emerging Tech

CBP Expands Facial Recognition Program to Another Southern Border Crossing

Travelers passing through the Progreso port of entry on foot will see a new crossing protocol.

Data

Senator Questions DHS’ Use of Cellphone Location Data for Immigration Enforcement

Sen. Ed Markey wants details on the reported program, including its security practices.

Ideas

Longer Thumbs Lead to More Smartphone Touch Errors

It's not your big, dumb thumbs, it's your long, dumb thumbs.

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Ideas

Hackers Could Shut Down Satellites—or Turn Them into Weapons

On the mundane end of scale, hackers could simply shut satellites down.

IT Modernization

New Bipartisan Bill Would Codify GSA’s Centers of Excellence Program

The “light touch” legislation was introduced by Reps. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., and Mark Meadows, R-N.C.

Cybersecurity

White House Budget Gives Election Agency More Funding, But Expert Says It's Not Enough

"A budget should be doubling down on funding [election-related] institutions," the observer argued. 

Cybersecurity

Federal Contracts to Require Secure Timing and Navigation Under Executive Order

Key stakeholder says the president’s edict is insufficient and likely to cause confusion over the role of various departments.